WATKINSVILLE, Ga. (AP) – Georgia’s governor has ordered flags at state properties lowered to half-staff in honor of four University of Georgia students killed and one critically injured in a car crash. Gov. Nathan Deal says in a statement that he and first lady Sandra Deal join those mourning for the women who died and praying […]
MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Strokes affect nearly 800,000 Americans each year. It’s a medical emergency that can cause permanent brain damage. Kristen Ankrom joins 41NBC to talk about what a stroke is and how it affects the body. She’s the Stroke and Chest Pain Coordinator at Coliseum Health Systems in Macon.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California officials say they will seek more than $90 million in firefighting costs from Pacific Gas & Electric Co. after finding that a deadly 2015 fire was sparked by a tree that came into contact with a power line. The utility said it accepts the cause but says it is not […]
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea has sentenced an ethnic Korean citizen of the United States to 10 years in prison. Kim Dong Chul had been detained in the North on suspicion of engaging in spying and stealing state secrets. He was sentenced to prison after a brief trial in Pyongyang on Friday. Further […]
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Polls have opened in Iran’s parliamentary runoff elections, a key vote to decide whether hard-liners or moderate forces backing President Hassan Rouhani will control the legislature. Iranian state television reported polls opened at 8 a.m. Friday. They will remain open until at least 6 p.m., though election hours often get extended. […]
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Former Montana Sen. Conrad Burns, a former cattle auctioneer whose folksy demeanor and political acumen earned him three terms and the bitter disdain of his opponents, died Thursday. He was 81. Burns died of natural causes at his home in Billings, Montana Republican Party Executive Director Jeff Essmann said. “He was […]